WHITE CHRISTMAS Snowflake Sparkle Tealight Kristen Stoltzfus Clay Design by Scatter these snowflake-shaped tealight holders across your table and let the festivities begin! Make enough so each guest can take one home as a special little gift! INTERMEDIATE FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 11/2 inches wide x 71/2 inches long MATERIALS • Nazli Gelin Garden 10 Metallic size 10 crochet cotton (306 yds per ball): 1 ball #01 white with silver • Size 7/1.65mm steel crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle • Spray starch • Tealight candle GAUGE Rnds 1–3 = 11/2 inches in diameter Special Stitches, (see Stitch Guide) tr, dc) in next ch-2 TEALIGHT dc dec sp, work in next 2 dc, ch 2, sl st in next dc, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, sc in next ch-3 sp, sl st in next dc, ch 2**, dc dec in next 2 dc; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in top of beg ch-2. Fasten off. PATTERN NOTES Rnd 1: slip ring Make a [ch 7, sl st in ring] 5 times, ch 3, tr in ring pull beg tail to (see il Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Chain-3 at beginning of round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated. lustration), (ch 3, tr count as last ch-7 lp); (6 ch-7 lps) see Pattern Notes, (first shell made) (see Spe close tightly. ( dc, ch 2, 2 dc) first ch lp, work in each rem ch-7 lp in Rnd 2: Ch 3— (18 tr, 24 dc, 12 sc) in shell Cup cial Stitches) (see Pattern Notes) (6 shells) Rnd 1: With RS facing, join thread in any unworked of rnd 4; ch 3, [dc in next 10 sts, sk next st] 4 times, dc in each rem st, join in top of beg ch-3. join around, top of beg ch-3. Sl st in next dc and ch-2 sp of first shell, ch 1, sc in same sp, (ch 6, sc) in each ch-2 sp around, ch 6, join in first sc. Ch 1, [work 3 hdc in next sc, 5 hdc in next ch-6 lp] around, join in first hdc. Working in only, ch 3, *(dc, ch 2, dc) in next st, dc in next 2 sts, ch 3, sk next st, sl st in next st, ch 3, sk next st**, dc in next 2 sts; rep from * around, ending last rep at **; dc in last st, join in top of beg ch-3. ( SPECIAL STITCHES front lp (see Shell: (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in specified st or sp. Ch 3, sl st in last tr or sc Stitch Guide) Rnd 3: Picot: made. (44 dc) (6 sc, 6 ch-6 lps) Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in first dc, ch 2, sk next st, [sc in next st, ch 2, sk next st] around, join in first sc. Rnd 4: (22 ch-2 (48 hdc) lps) 4" end Rnd 5: back lps (see Rnd 3: Sl st in first ch-2 lp, ch 1, *(2 sc, picot, sc) in next ch-2 lp, sc in next ch-2 lp; rep from * around, join in first sc. Fasten off. Stitch Guide) FINISHING Block, spraying lightly on both sides with starch and pinning out picots to open pattern. 36 dc, 6 ch-2 sps, 12 ch-3 sps) (counts see Leave ring loose until stitches are made. Rnd 6: Ch 2, dc in next st *(dc, 2 tr, CW picot— as dc dec), Slip Ring 59 CROCHET-WORLD.COM AUTUMN 2019
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